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Automobile Accidents

Updated: January 8, 2013

Choosing a car accident attorney is one of the most important decisions of your life. The purpose of this web site is to help you choose the right car accident lawyer for your case. Gerald L. Cowan has practiced law for more than 34 years and actively represents victims who have received a personal injury or involved in a car accident.

In every case, carefully selected co-counsel is added to the team. The co-counsel will have represented car accident clients in the same or similar type cases to yours and will assist the Law Offices of Gerald L. Cowan in protecting your rights and, if necessary assisting in preparing your case for trial.

With the use of carefully selected co-counsel, the Indiana Law Offices of Gerald L. Cowan strives to give you the highest quality attorney representation and equips itself to practice not only in all parts of Indiana, but also all parts of the United States.

Accidents Are Damaging, Don’t Settle For Less!

Auto accidents change the lives of both the victim and their families. In fact, in the year 2001, over 3 million people were seriously hurt in auto accidents, and approximately 42 thousand people were killed.

Repairs to your car are important and can be assessed by a body shop. Physical and emotional problems related to your car accident are of the utmost importance. Some results of a car accident are pain and suffering, loss of current and future income, impaired physical ability, and loss of enjoyment, just to name a few.

After an auto accident, contact an Indiana car accident Attorney immediately to begin the process of a financial settlement. Do not consider accepting a settlement from an insurance company without first contacting and obtaining an Indiana car accident lawyer.

There are three components in making a claim for personal injury and car accidents:
Liability
Who caused the accident and who is legally responsible.
Damages Entitlement
Establishing an amount of damages to which you are legally entitled.
Damages Source
Determining where to collect the damages, specifically what sources, such as insurance or individual assets, are available for payment of a settlement or damage awards.

How We Can Help

As car accident attorneys, we help our clients establish the liability, evaluate and prove the damages, and collect the settlement or judgment. Indiana car accident attorneys handle all of the details and are prepared to help our clients get through the hardships and stress created by a car accident.

We can prove if road conditions were unsafe, if there was inadequate safety and warning, or any other factors that may have been responsible for an accident. Much of this evidence is highly sensitive and may deteriorate over time. Sadly, many car accident victims fail to act in defense of their rights until it is too late. Don’t let your case slip away from you.

The Indiana car accident Law Offices of Gerald L. Cowan and its co-counsel have the depth of experience, which is complemented by an expert support staff, to protect your rights in personal injury law, including wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, defective products, dangerous drug litigation and all types of will, trust, and inheritance disputes. This high level of expertise and a record of successful client representation has resulted in Gerald L. Cowan’s Martindale-Hubbell AV rating , the highest rating available, and his being listed in The Best Lawyers in America. It is his goal to conduct his Indiana car accident attorney practice at all times in accordance with Christian principles.